Tag Archives: poverty

Making a Murderer. . . . Netflix

Steven Avery ‘s mug shots from Google public domain This is a very current conversation in the States. . . . the 10 episode  documentary produced by Netflix about the wrongly convicted Steven Avery.  This has been discussed on mainstream … Continue reading

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International Justice Mission

NAIROBI, KENYA – Nearly two years ago a man named Samuel* was beaten to death inside a police station by the station commander. Samuel’s wife stood in a waiting area of the station but says she could hear her husband’s screams. … Continue reading

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Taste of Poverty

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“Trainspotting” a film of Scotland, Desperate Lives, and Heroin

I saw this film in 1996. It rocked my world as I had no insight into the world of  young people living in poverty in Scotland , immersed in the drug culture. . . . . heroin to be specific, … Continue reading

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Search for Human Dignity

Human needs and desires that unite all of us  in our search for dignity in this life. Humans of New York “There were no paved roads here when I was a boy. We had to walk for 3 days to … Continue reading

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“Poverty is a Result of Lack of Access”. . . . Marta Vanduzer-Snow

The Times of India  Meet the Boston woman who builds toilets in UP | Jun 20, 2015, 07.33 PM   Times of India  A     Having grown up in both under-privileged and privileged classes in the States, Marta says … Continue reading

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Raymond Burse, Hero of the Week

      This is Raymond Burse and I will tell you why he is the “Hero of the Week.”  He is a very bright talented man who gained publicity when he was chosen a Rhodes Scholar during his academic … Continue reading

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“Stolen Innocence” Documentary Film

This article and video tells of  a not uncommon problem in India.  Sex trafficking is a horrendous fact of life for poor girls and families everywhere, even in the wealthy west. People in power and wealth acting with impunity is … Continue reading

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“Inclusive Capitalism and Democracy in India” Bill Clinton

  This is interesting and exciting about Mr. Clinton’s take on India and Mr. Modi as the new Prime Minister. Inclusive Capitalism and Democracy sounds very good to me. What do you think? 

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Hong Kong Cage Dwellers

One of the things I love about film is being transported to places I have never seen, been, or even imaged.  My latest trip was to Hong Kong while I was at Hollywood Drive-In with  Grace, Henry and Alice.   … Continue reading

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